Photograph courtesy of KhaoSod

A surprising incident at a shopping center in town of Trang on March 5 left a 58 yr outdated Thai woman, Natchanan Kikkham, with extreme accidents after a violent altercation with a 60 yr outdated Swiss nationwide, Dieter Matthias Straumann. 25 yr outdated Natchanan’s son, Kritpong Kikkham, is resolute in in search of justice for his mom, who’s now hospitalised with a prognosis of at the very least one month’s restoration.

The confrontation started when Natchanan was purchasing and unintentionally ran into Straumann, resulting in a heated alternate. Straumann, who has been dwelling in Thailand on a retirement visa, reportedly attacked Natchanan with out provocation, hanging her a number of occasions after which fleeing the scene. Witnesses report Natchanan threw a water bottle in retaliation, after which Straumann returned, choking and beating her additional, even slamming her head towards the ground.

Straumann was subsequently detained by native police for questioning however remained tight-lipped all through the interrogation. His current passport renewal on October 28, 2023, and the upcoming visa expiration on November 14, 2024, point out his authorized standing in the nation. The police have ready to cost him with critical assault as a result of gravity of Natchanan’s accidents, which embrace a damaged nostril and chest trauma, rendering her unable to breathe correctly.

Kritpong, who together with kinfolk has been interesting for equity on the Trang Hospital, recounted his mom’s harrowing expertise, emphasizing the unprovoked nature of the attack. A number of witnesses inside the mall have come ahead, able to testify on Natchanan’s behalf. The police, after a preliminary medical report, are consolidating proof for Straumann’s potential prosecution.

Straumann’s solely response to the police’s announcement of the upcoming authorized motion was a terse, “Cannot, I’ll go residence. Don’t take picture me.” The kinfolk of the sufferer have affirmed their dedication to pursue the case to the fullest extent, underscoring the severity of the assault and the necessity for justice, reported KhaoSod.

Amidst ongoing controversy, Swiss citizen Urs Fehr’s visa standing was reviewed by immigration authorities because of his involvement in a Phuket assault case. Concurrently, inquiries had been made into his enterprise operations and basis.

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